TLAFF 2018 INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

DEADLINE FRIDAY APRIL 6, 2018
The repertoire does not need to be by Latin American composers.

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Honorary prizes awarded by the jury include:

Reverie Professional Handmade Flute

Reverie Handmade Nickel Headjoints

Celestine Flute Rexonators™

YOUTH A

Thursday April 12th, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Level: RCM Preparatory to Grade 2
Age limit: 12
Registration fee: $50
Requirements: Two contrasting pieces from (but not limited to) the RCM syllabus, up to and including grade 2 level.
Time limit: 5 minutes

Prizes:
1st Place: A $150 Long & McQuade Gift Card + Certificate
2nd Place: A $100 Long & McQuade Gift Card + Certificate
3rd Place: A $50 Long & McQuade Gift Card + Certificate

YOUTH B

Thursday April 12th, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Level: RCM Grade 3 to 6
Age limit: 16
Registration fee: $50
Requirements: One or two pieces or movements of pieces from (but not limited to) the RCM syllabus, grade levels 3 to 6.
Time limit: 5 minutes
Prizes:
1st Place: A $150 Long & McQuade Gift Card + Certificate
2nd Place: A $100 Long & McQuade Gift Card + Certificate
3rd Place: A $50 Long & McQuade Gift Card + Certificate

YOUTH C

Thursday April 12th, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Level: RCM Grade 7 to ARCT
Age limit: 21
Registration fee: $50
Requirements: Two contrasting works from (but not limited to) the RCM syllabus, grade levels 7 to ARCT.
Time limit: 10 minutes

Prizes:
1st Place: A $250 Long & McQuade Gift Card + Certificate
2nd Place: A $150 Long & McQuade Gift Card + Certificate
3rd Place: A $100 Long & McQuade Gift Card + Certificate

YOUNG ARTIST CONCERTO COMPETITION

Friday April 13th, 2018
9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Level: Semi-professional
Age Limit: 35 years old by April 1st, 2018
Registration fee: $100
Requirements: Any full concerto for flute and orchestra, including double concertos for two flutes or flute and another instruments. Piano accompaniment to be provided by competitor (TLAFF pianist available for a fee). The Concerto needs to be prepared on its entirety. It does not need to be memorized. The piece can be a composed work for flute and orchestra and not necessarily a concerto.
Time limit: 25 minutes

Prizes:

The winner will receive a $500 Long & McQuade Gift Card +  full concerto with orchestra at TLAFF 2019

UNIVERSITY CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION

Friday April 13th, 2018
9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Level: Semi-professional
Age limit: none
Registration fee: $80
Requirements: All members must be part of an accredited music institution)
Time Limit: 10 minutes

Prizes:

The winner will receive a $250 Long & McQuade Gift Card + performance in Gala All Start Concert Saturday April 14, 2018 7:30pm

PROFESSIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION

Friday April 13th, 2018
9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Level: Professional
Age limit: none
Registration fee: $120
Requirements: Any professional chamber ensemble containing at least one flute.
Minimum two years of performance experience. Ensemble needs to submit an application with CV, demo and programs. Ensembles who make it past the pre-screening round based on their resumes and history of programs will be invited to participate in the on-site auditions. For those invited to perform, all competition selections must be made available to TLAFF in advance.
Time limit: 20 minutes

Prizes:
The winner will be invited to perform as a Featured Chamber Ensemble in TLAFF 2019. The winner will also premier a piece written for the group by a Latin American composer commissioned by TLAFF organizers.